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Natural Resources Law - Agriculture - Farms - income programs - Price supports and guarantees

Thursday, August 18, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by Ferme Vi-Ber inc. and others from a judgment of the Quebec Court of Appeal setting aside a decision granting their action against La Financière agricole du Québec (La Financière). The Court was called upon to identify the rules governing the interpretation of the rights and obligations of the parties to the Programme d’assurance stabilisation des revenus agricoles (ASRA Program), administered by La Financière. The appellants were Quebec farm producers that voluntarily participated in the ASRA Program. Under that program, La Financière undertook, in return...